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Mission Viejo Library
100 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Writers Present Series

Mac Barnett & Jory John - The Terrible Two

Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Saddleback Room at City Hall
200 Civic Center, Mission Viejo
Presentation, Q&A, Book Sales and Signing
 
 Terrible Two Book Cover
  
The Friends of the Mission Viejo Library and A Whale of a Tale Bookshoppe are joining forces and bringing Mac Barnett and Jory John, two amazingly popular and funny children’s authors, to present their new release The Terrible Two illustrated by Kevin Cornell.  This hilarious dynamic duo will entertain audiences of all ages.

Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of many books for children including Extra Yarn, which won a Caldecott Honor and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Picture Books. He’s also authored with John Scieszka Battle Bunny, the New York Times-bestselling picture book, as well as Dave and Sam Dig a Hole. For middle graders he’s written the Brixton Brothers series of mystery novels.

Jory John is a writer, editor, and journalist. He is the co-author of the bestselling  All My Friends Are Dead and the editor of Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids’ Letters to President Obama.

Kevin Cornell is the illustrator of many children’s books, including Count the Monkeys and Mustache!, both by Mac Barnett.

The Terrible Two will be available for purchase at the event. Buying books during Writers Present is a great way for the public to support the author programs and keep them free. 

To reserve a seat register online, email LibReference@cityofmissionviejo.org, or call 949/830-7100, ext. 5107. 

Laurie R. King - Dreaming Spies

Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Seating will begin at 2:45 pm
Jacaranda Room at the
Norman P. Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo

Author Tea and Book Signing
Japanese tea and cookies will be served during the presentation.
 
 Laurie R. King
  
Dreaming Spies Book CoverWith nearly three million copies in print, New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King's award-winning Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series is one of the most successful detective series in history. Winner of the Edgar, the Nero, the Macavity and the John Creasey Awards, she's celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic, time and again. 

In King's highly anticipated new suspense mystery, Dreaming Spies, detectives Russell and Holmes navigate the exquisite yet perilous royal hallways of a politically unstable Japan and are confronted with an old acquaintance in Oxford whose rare skills may surpass their own.

Dreaming Spies will be available for purchase at the event. Buying books during Writers Present is a great way for the public to support the author programs and keep them free. 

To reserve a seat register online, email LibReference@cityofmissionviejo.org, or call 949/830-7100, ext. 5105.